Looking into outsourcing possibilities for the digitization of microfilms, we stumbled upon our predecessor: the ‘Photographische Dienst’ or ‘Service Photographique’ Continue reading
The University Library has a collection of 159 posters from the First World War, with the official announcement by the (mostly German) government. These were digitized in recent months and are now accessible online.
Apart from the digitisation of the documentary heritage of the University Library, the Imaging Lab is also the home of various projects on art-technical imaging. These projects are developed in close cooperation with researchers. A fine example is the RICH project (Reflectance Imaging for Cultural Heritage). Continue reading
Last year the Imaging Lab digitised the Sawalo manuscript (Museum Mayer van den Bergh) in close collaboration with Prof. Lieve Watteeuw (Illuminare). The book, a lesser known manuscript in the collection of Fritz Mayer van den Bergh, is a twelfth-century Evangeliarium illuminated by a follower of the Master of Sawalo Continue reading